It tells Google everything it needs to know
Google needs information about your site in order to place you in local search results. It needs information like: Name of your business, Type of business, Physical location, Opening hours. But just putting this information on your contact page won’t do the trick. You’ll need this data in a specific format – Schema.org – as well, so Google sees it on every single page.
Easily add all your business details
The Local SEO plugin allows you to easily add all your business details in one place. And it then takes care of all the needed technical stuff under the hood. What technical stuff? Address and opening hours you add to pages are automatically output in Schema.org format. Showing Google Maps instantly on your website, including a route planner, KML File generation and automatically adding these to your XML sitemap. So no worries if this technical local SEO stuff sounds a bit confusing: the Local SEO plugin fixes it for you.
It optimizes your local SEO for one or more locations
Do you have more than 1 physical location? The Local SEO plugin optimizes your Google listing for all of them, so people see the nearest option for them pop up in their search results.
You can also add a store finder on your website. Just upload a CSV file with all the details or type them in in WordPress. And of course, everything is responsive, so it looks just as professional on mobile: the main device people use for local search.
Put your local organization on the map
Next to the ordinary business types we support, from restaurants to insurance firms, our Local SEO add-on can help you define your organization type as a public location, civil structure, or venue. This way your local organization can benefit from all features our Local SEO plugin offers! In essence, Yoast Local SEO supports local businesses from A(irports) to Z(oos), no matter what type or organization you have.
Easily create a full-fledged contact page
In just a few clicks, your contact page looks perfect, and you even get an awesome embedded Google Map. Ensuring that your online visitors actually make it to your place! The Local SEO plugin helps you to: Embed Google Maps so people can get directions (make sure you set up your Google account correctly). And automatically show your up-to-date opening hours. No technical knowledge needed. It’s done in just a few clicks!
Bonus: Comes with free access to the Local SEO training
If you get the Local SEO plugin, you’ll also unlock access to the Local SEO training course. In this course, you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to set up a winning local SEO strategy. Get your site ranking among the top local search results! The engaging videos, lots of examples, and challenging quizzes will surely get you inspired and ready to turn your local business website into a star performer.